Lucy Kinder > 9BR Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

9BR Chambers
11/12 South Square, Gray's Inn


Lucy joined 9BR as a tenant following successful completion of pupillage in March 2022.

She has quickly developed a broad prosecution and defence practice in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts. She acts in a range of criminal matters including sexual offences, money-laundering, fraud and dishonesty, offensive weapons, drugs, domestic violence and motoring offences. Lucy is a Grade 1 CPS Prosecutor.

Lucy comes to the Bar with considerable experience in Government policy and journalism.

Prior to pupillage, Lucy was Head of Economic Crime and Criminal Law Reform at the Ministry of Justice. In this capacity, she advised the Secretary of State for Justice on financial crime, including the Bribery Act and corporate liability.

Before joining the civil service, Lucy worked on a Government-commissioned review of prison education reform. She was also part of a small team that established a highly-successful scheme to recruit university graduates as prison officers, to improve prison conditions and reduce reoffending.

Lucy began her career as a journalist. She wrote for The Daily Telegraph for three years, covering domestic and foreign affairs, politics and sport.


Called 2020

CPS Panel (Grade 1)


Women in Criminal Law


University of St Andrews: Modern History and International Relations 2:1 MA (Hons)

Columbia University in the City of New York – M.S Journalism

BPP University, GDL Commendation and BPTC – Very Competent

Advocacy Scholarship (BPP University)

Exhibition Award (Inner Temple)

Ede & Ravenscroft Prize (Inner Temple)